Vivo iQOO U1 Specs and Price

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The Vivo iQOO U1 is a new smartphone that falls under the upper mid-range category. It comes with large storage, enough RAM, and also a massive battery. Vivo iQOO U1 sports a 6.53-inch IPS display with three cameras on the back.

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There are other exciting features on the device. Check them out below.

Vivo iQOO U1 Key Specs & Features

  • 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Android 10, iQOO UI 1.0
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
  • 6GB, 8GB RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB Built-in Storage
  • 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP Triple Rear Cameras
  • 8 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Side)
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 5G Network
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh Battery

Vivo iQOO U1

Design and Display

In terms of body design, there is nothing too special on the phone. It maintains the usual body design we have seen on most Vivo phones recently. It’s the replica of the Vivo Y51S and even the Vivo Y70S.

Nothing too exciting here. However, it looks more decent and attractive with the smooth panel that is hosting just the logo, LED flash, and the camera set-up. It has the same body dimensions of 162.1 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm and weight 190 grams as the Y51S.

The Vivo iQOO U1 has a 6.53 inches IPS LCD display that has a screen-to-body ratio of 90.72% making the field view more vivid. It packs a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, and 390 PPI density.


The Vivo iQOO U1 is equipped with a triple rear camera configuration. It consists of 48 MP AI ultra-clear main camera, 2 MP macro lens with 4cm clear shot, and 2 MP depth sensor that brings bokeh effect making the protagonist stands out.

The camera has an LED flash coupled with a Super night view 2.0. The front camera is 8 MP for video calling and selfies.

Hardware and Software

Vivo iQOO U1 parades an excellent chipset which is Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G based on 8nm process technology. It has an octa-core processor clocking at a speed of 2.3 GHz and Adreno 618 for graphics.

It’s available in 64GB + 6GB RAM storage, 128GB + 6GB RAM storage and 128GB + 8GB RAM. There’s no support for micro SD card and it uses UFS2.1 flash memory.

Battery and Network

The 4500 mAh battery on the Vivo iQOO U1 features an 18W flash charge promising strong battery life. The network availability includes 4G for fast browsing and other internet activities with Wi-Fi, GPS, and micro USB.

Other options include Multi-Turbo 3.0 for smooth performance and the phone runs on the Android 10 operating system based on iQOO UI 1.0.

Vivo iQOO U1 Price and Availability

The Vivo iQOO U1 is now available for purchase at a price of $185 and will ship in Black, Blue, and White colors.

In Nigeria, it’s expected to cost around 85,000 Naira, 1,300 Ghs in Ghana, and 22,000 Ksh in Kenya.

Vivo iQOO U1 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Vivo iQOO U1:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 10, iQOO UI 1.0
  • Processor: Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm), Octa-core (2×2.3 GHz Kryo 465 Gold & 6×1.8 GHz Kryo 465 Silver)
  • GPU: Adreno 618
  • Memory: 6GB, 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, Blue, White
  • Dimension: 162 x 76.6 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 190 g
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, dual stand-by
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Display: 6.53 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~395 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No



  • Built-in Storage: 64GB, 128GB
  • Memory Card Support: No
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: Yes, CDMA 800 / 1900 & TD-SCDMA
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes, 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: Yes


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: No
  • Barometer: No
  • SpO2: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side)
  • Iris Scanner: No
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Stylus Pen: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: Fast charging 18W
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Vivo iQOO U1 Specs and Price was written by Miracle .O. The article was last modified: June 15th, 2021
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